Lunchtime concerts at Union Court in the MUB promoting campus community
Free for students, staff, faculty, and community members!
Spring 2020 Schedule:
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Jim Dozet Trio
Wednesday, 1/22 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
The Jim Dozet Trio performs their very own brand of original “Folk-Soul”. Combining influences of Americana, blues, jazz and R+B this trio delivers an eclectic array of good-time, upbeat music. Jim’s lead vocals complimented by Nick Phaneuf’s steady bass and harmonies float easily over the groove of PJ Donahue’s ever tasteful drumming.
Wednesday, 1/29 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
With his roots in Seacoast, NH, Jake shares his food for thought with a whiskey soaked, gravely voice, acoustic guitar, and a few harmonicas. At a budding age, Jake’s songs tell the tales of an old soul, who has survived the trials and troubles of labor, love, and loss; An old soul who has been molded by long nights, mild neurosis, ruckus-raising hootenannies, women, temptation, and American music.
Wednesday, 2/5 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
The music of Green Heron stretches across the entire folk landscape. Old-time, folk, bluegrass, country, Irish and blues music are all represented as the band brings the back porch to the stage. Featuring Betsy Heron (formerly Green) on fiddle, banjo and vocals, and Scott Heron on guitar, banjo and vocals, the duo has been sharing New England stages together since 2016. The two songwriters weave the contemporary with the traditional and deliver high energy performances.
Jim & Jordan
Wednesday, 2/12 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
Bio coming soon!
The Honey Bees
Wednesday, 2/19 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
The Honey Bees Trio is Mary Fagan, guitarist/producer Chris O'Neill & upright bassist Jock Irvine. They groove on Americana, 1930's Jazz, Western Swing & Originals. Buzzing around the roots of American music for a swinging good time.
Wednesday, 2/26 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
Copilot is a Retro Pop group from Boston, MA. The group is known for making melodic noises in a neighborhood near you. Since recording their debut album in an Air BnB with 17 of their closest friends and family the groups vibe has been about making feel good music. The group describes their influence/sound as: Lake Street Dive, Bahamas, & The Head & The Heart getting together for a musical play date. Upon releasing the song "Look at Me" off their upcoming EP Copilot has begun to attract the attention of national & international acts. Opening up for The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Bailen, Welshly Arms, Bad Bad Hats, Hudson Taylor, & Mo Lowda.
Wednesday, 9/18 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
A classical guitarist from Dover, New Hampshire with over a decade of professional experience, Matthew Lister performs regularly at public venues as well as at weddings and other private functions. Matthew studied classical guitar at the University of New Hampshire under the guidance of Professor Chris Kane, where he was a member of the University of New Hampshire Classical Guitar Ensemble. He was a regular performer at The Red Onion in Durham, and also performed at various University and charity events, both solo and as a duo with a variety of other student musicians. He graduated summa cum laude from UNH in May of 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Musical Performance.
People Like You
Wednesday, 3/11 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
People Like You is a freewheelin' and genre bending psych/rock band from Portsmouth New Hampshire.
"Music for the people, by the people, with no specific people in mind." -Chris Hislop, The EDGE.
The sound is charismatic, inspired and sometimes even haunting. With metaphorical lyrics painted upon a tightly woven sound that contorts between structure and improvisation, People Like You consistently dance a fine line between absurdity and reality.
It's as sincere as folk music and as fun as rock n' roll.
Wednesday, 3/25 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
Nate Laban is a songwriter from Portsmouth, NH. He is the singer and guitarist for the band Sam Hill, The Frosting and the guitarist for the skate punk band Wallos.
Wednesday, 4/1 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
Grace Givertz is a Boston based indie folk singer songwriter. With a large voice packed into a tiny body, Grace pairs her witty and honest lyrics with various instruments to bring a refreshing sound to folk.
Old Hat Stringband
Wednesday, 4/8 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
OldHat is a string band based out of Eliot, Maine. Fusing tight vocal harmonies with a lively string band rhythm section, OldHat’s sound draws from bluegrass, old time, folk, and country traditions. The band is comprised of Whitney Roy (Guitar, Vocals), Steve Roy (Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocals), and Amanda Kowalski (Bass).
Wednesday, 4/15 at 11:30 am - 1pm
Celia Woodsmith is a GRAMMY Nominated performer, vocalist, and songwriter. The daughter of the Vermont based poet Sybil Smith she is influenced by artists such as John Prine, Janis Joplin and Mahalia Jackson. Over time, and without any formal training Celia molded her own vocal style and has been hailed by the Boston Globe as "Unvarnished and intimate (...) but then sounds like she's about to part the Dead Sea".
Wednesday, 4/22 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
Brian Walker is a Pop/R&B singer-songwriter, producer and mix engineer from East Kingston, NH. Walker was raised on Monahan Farm, a family-run fruit and vegetable farm in the small town of East Kingston, NH. Walker started playing piano at the age of 5 by playing song melodies on the piano by ear. In college, while attending the University of New Hampshire, he started to pursue music more seriously, buying his first guitar, performing at local open mics, and writing songs. Walker graduated UNH in 2015, and went on to study Songwriting, Music Production & Engineering and Electronic Production & Design at Berklee College of Music.
Wednesday, 4/29 at 11:30 am - 1 pm
Greg Roy is best known for his fiery stage presence and uplifting, poetic performance style. Originating from Montego Bay, Jamaica, Greg Roy has been capturing audiences through his creation and delivery of roots reggae and dancehall music for decades.